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Truck and Bus Collision in Waikato: Emergency Response

Emergency services are currently responding to a serious three-vehicle crash involving two trucks and a bus in the Waikato region. The incident occurred on State Highway 39 near Ngahinapouri, south of Hamilton.

Assessment and Injuries

A total of 24 patients are being assessed at the scene. Among them:

  • One person is in a serious condition and is being transported to Waikato Hospital.
  • Another individual is in a moderate condition and is receiving treatment at the scene.
  • The remaining 22 patients have minor injuries and do not require immediate medical transport.

Road Closure and Diversions

Kakaramea Rd (State Highway 39) near Finlayson Rd is currently blocked due to the crash. Motorists are advised to expect delays. Diversions are in place at the intersections of SH39, Tuhikaramea Road, and Ngahinapouri Road.

Investigation

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Team (CVST) will conduct a thorough scene examination to determine the cause of the collision.

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